Digitization in the field of NIR spectroscopy (smart sensors)

Digitalization is advancing, also in NIR spectroscopy, which enables trainable miniature smart sensors e.g. for analyses in the food&feed, chemical and pharmaceutical sectors.

The calibration is the core of a NIR spectroscopy sensor, it enables the numerous applications and should therefore not be the weakest link in the measurement chain.

The development of calibrations that turn NIR spectrometers into smart sensors is done manually by experts (NIR specialist, chemometrician, data scientist) with so-called chemometrics software.

This is very time-consuming (time to market) and the result is person-dependent and thus suboptimal, because each expert has his own preferred way of proceeding. In addition, the calibrations have to be maintained, as new data has been collected in the meantime, which can be used to extend and improve the calibrations.

This is where our automated service comes in, combining the knowledge and good practices of NIR spectroscopy and chemometrics collected in one software and using machine learning to generate optimal calibrations.

Based on this, we have developed a complete technology platform (Time to Market) that covers the entire process from sending NIR + Lab data, to NIR Calibration as a Service, from online purchase of calibrations, to NIR Predictor software that directly evaluates newly measured NIR data locally and generates result reports.

Besides the free desktop version with user interface, the NIR Predictor can also be integrated (OEM). This can be integrated in parallel as a complement to your current Predictor, allowing the user to choose how they want to calibrate. And give them the advantage in NIR feasibility studies and NIR spectrometer evaluations to quickly provide the customer with a solid and accurate calibration that will make their NIR system deliver better results.

Advantages for your NIR users (internal or external)
  • no initial costs (no chemometrics software license required),
  • calculable operating costs (fixed amount instead of time and hourly rate) (calibration development, calibration maintenance)
  • easy to use (no chemometrics and software training),
  • quicker to use (no calibration development work) and
  • better calibrations (precision, accuracy, robustness, …)

Our chargeable service is based on the calibration development and the annual calibration use. Calibration development and calibration use can also be carried out separately (manufacturer / user).

For you as a spectrometer manufacturer, this means that you can deliver your system pre-calibrated for certain applications without incurring software license costs. And without your application specialists having to provide additional calibration services.

The unique advantages of our calibration service together with the free NIR Predictor are:
  • no software license costs (chemometrics software, predictor software, OEM integration)
  • no chemometrics know-how necessary
  • no time needed to develop optimal NIR calibrations.

If interested in using/evaluating the service :

About CalibrationModel.com : Time and knowledge intensive creation and optimization of chemometric evaluation methods for spectrometers as a service to enable more accurate analysis and measurement results.

see also

Paradigm Change in NIR

Five Mistakes to avoid on Digitalization in NIR

NIR – Total cost of ownership (TCO)

OEM / White Label Software

White Paper

Spectroscopy and Chemometrics News Weekly #41, 2020

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Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS)

“Comparison of four mobile, non‐invasive diagnostic techniques for differentiating glass types in historical leaded windows: MA‐XRF, UV–Vis–NIR, Raman …” LINK

“NIR associated to PLS and SVM for fast and non-destructive determination of C, N, P, and K contents in poultry litter” LINK

“Feasibility of FT-NIR spectroscopy and Vis/NIR hyperspectral imaging for sorting unsound chestnuts” LINK

“Estimating purple-soil moisture content using Vis-NIR spectroscopy” | LINK

Infrared Spectroscopy (IR) and Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIR)

“Classification approaches for sorting maize (Zea mays subsp. mays) haploids using single‐kernel near‐infrared spectroscopy” LINK

“Near Infrared and Aquaphotomic analysis of water absorption in lactate containing media” LINK

“Classification of Imbalanced Near-infrared Spectroscopy Data” LINK

“Meat freshness revealed by visible to near-infrared spectroscopy and principal component analysis” LINK

“Measurement of the diffusion coefficient and hydrogen bonds of water in a dry-protective solution by microscopic near-infrared spectroscopy” LINK

“Authentication of Antibiotics Using Portable Near-Infrared Spectroscopy and Multivariate Data Analysis” LINK

“Infrared spectroscopy approaches support soil organic carbon estimations to evaluate land degradation” LINK

“Assessment of some wood properties by near infrared spectroscopy” LINK

“Impact of spectroscopic information on total column water vapor retrieval in the near-infrared spectral region” LINK

“Prediction of intramuscular fat in lamb by visible and near-infrared spectroscopy in an abattoir environment” LINK

Raman Spectroscopy

“Principal Component Regression for Forensic Age Determination Using the Raman Spectra of Teeth” LINK

Hyperspectral Imaging (HSI)

“Rapid and nondestructive evaluation of hygroscopic behavior changes of thermally modified softwood and hardwood samples using near-infrared hyperspectral imaging (NIR-HSI)” LINK

“Differentiation of Environmental Bacteria Using Hyperspectral Imaging Technology And Multivariate Analysis” LINK

Chemometrics and Machine Learning

“Comprehensive chemometric classification of snack products based on their near infrared spectra” LINK

“Adulteration detection of corn oil, rapeseed oil and sunflower oil in camellia oil by in situ diffuse reflectance near-infrared spectroscopy and chemometrics” LINK

“Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Coupled Chemometric Algorithms for Rapid Origin Identification and Lipid Content Detection of Pinus Koraiensis Seeds” Sensors LINK

“Application of Generative Adversarial Network for the Prediction of Gasoline Properties” LINK

“Near Infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy Coupled to Chemometrics as a Cost-Effective, Rapid and Non-Destructive Tool for Fish Fraud Control: Monitoring Source …” LINK

“Using chemometrics to characterise and unravel the near infra-red spectral changes induced in aubergine fruit by chilling injury as influenced by storage time and …” LINK

Equipment for Spectroscopy

“Water as a probe to understand the traditional Chinese medicine extraction process with near infrared spectroscopy: a case of Danshen (Salvia miltiorrhiza Bge) …” LINK

Process Control and NIR Sensors

“Sample Mass Estimate for the Use of Near-Infrared and Raman Spectroscopy to Monitor Content Uniformity in a Tablet Press Feed Frame of a Drug Product Continuous Manufacturing Process” LINK

Environment NIR-Spectroscopy Application


“Metabolomics approaches for analysing effects of geographic and environmental factors on the variation of root essential oils of Ferula assa-foetida L.” LINK

Agriculture NIR-Spectroscopy Usage

“Principles and Applications of Vibrational Spectroscopic Imaging in Plant Science: A Review.” LINK

Food & Feed Industry NIR Usage

“Multi-block classification of chocolate and cocoa samples into sensory poles” LINK

Pharma Industry NIR Usage

“Rapid quantification of active pharmaceutical ingredient for sugar-free Yangwei granules in commercial production using FT-NIR spectroscopy based on machine …” LINK

Laboratory and NIR-Spectroscopy

“Resin and volatile content of melamine-impregnated paper assessed by near infrared spectroscopy, a simulation of the industrial process using a laboratory-scale …” | LINK


“Development of an automatic sorting robot for construction and demolition waste” LINK


“Polymer types ingested by northern fulmars (Fulmarus glacialis) and southern hemisphere relatives.” LINK

“High-sensitive spectroscopy for remote sensing of concrete structures” LINK

NIR Analysis in Laboratory and Laboratories – aka NIR Labs and NIR testing

Do you have a NIR spectrometer in your Lab?

How many other analytics you do in the Lab could be done faster and cheaper with NIR?

Is this possible and precise enough?

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You have the NIR, scan the samples, you have the lab values and the spectra, we calibrate for you!

To see if the application is possible and how precise it can be due to knowledge based intensive model optimizations.

We do the NIR feasibility study with data for you. Fixed prices

NIR has huge application potentials and it’s a Green analytical method, that’s fast and easy to use. And has today the possibility to scale out with inexpensive mobile NIR spectrometers.

Bring the Lab to the sample. To avoid sample transport and get immediate results for decision at the place or in the process.

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What is possible today with NIR?
The number of different Applications exploded in the last 2-3 years!
See NIR research papers news daily on @CalibModel or the 7-day summariesNIR News Weekly” here.

Spectroscopy and Chemometrics News Weekly #35, 2020

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Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS)

“Modelos NIRS para as características químicas da madeira de Eucalyptus benthamii Maiden & Cambage” LINK

“Application of in situ near infra-red spectroscopy (NIRS) for monitoring biopharmaceuticals production by cell cultures” LINK

“Using the NIRS for analyzes of soil clay content” LINK

“Determination of compost maturity using near infrared spectroscopy (NIRS)” LINK

“Screening Risk Assessment of Agricultural Areas under a High Level of Anthropopressure Based on Chemical Indexes and VIS-NIR Spectroscopy” LINK

“… an algorithm for processing Red Green Blue (RGB) images for the estimation of crude protein in grasses vs Near Infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy Technology (NIRS …” LINK

“Monitoring of cheese maturation using near infrared-hyperspectral imaging (NIR-HIS)” LINK

“Selection of sugarcane clones via multivariate models using near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy data” LINK

Infrared Spectroscopy (IR) and Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIR)

“Rapid and simultaneous analysis of multiple wine quality indicators through near-infrared spectroscopy with twice optimization for wavelength model” LINK

“Manuka honey adulteration detection based on near-infrared spectroscopy combined with aquaphotomics” LINK

” Identification of Marine Fish Taxa by Linear Discriminant Analysis of Reflection Spectra in the Near-Infrared Region” LINK

“Assessment of Intact Macadamia Nut Internal Defects Using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy” LINK

“Rational design of near-infrared platinum(ii)-acetylide conjugated polymers for photoacoustic imaging-guided synergistic phototherapy under 808 nm irradiation.” LINK

“Classification of fish species from different ecosystems using the near infrared diffuse reflectance spectra of otoliths” LINK

“Three new Amazonian species of Myrcia sect. Myrcia (Myrtaceae) based on morphology and near-infrared spectroscopy” LINK

“Rapid Online Determination of Feed Concentration in Nitroguanidine Spray Drying Process by Near Infrared Spectroscopy” LINK

Raman Spectroscopy

“Monitoring the Caustic Dissolution of Aluminum Alloy in a Radiochemical Hot Cell Using Raman Spectroscopy” LINK

Hyperspectral Imaging (HSI)

“Hyperspectral Imaging and Deep Learning for Food Safety Assessment” LINK

Chemometrics and Machine Learning

“Rapid and Nondestructive Freshness Determination of Tilapia Fillets by a Portable Near-Infrared Spectrometer Combined with Chemometrics Methods” LINK

“Non-Targeted Detection of Adulterants in Almond Powder Using Spectroscopic Techniques Combined with Chemometrics.” LINK

Environment NIR-Spectroscopy Application

“Mobile Proximal Sensing with Visible and Near Infrared Spectroscopy for Digital Soil Mapping” LINK

Agriculture NIR-Spectroscopy Usage

“Imaging Techniques for Chicken Products Detection” LINK

“Usage of visual and near-infrared spectroscopy to predict soil properties in forest stands” LINK


“Robustness of visible near-infrared and mid-infrared spectroscopic models to changes in the quantity and quality of crop residues in soil” LINK

“Use of leaf hyperspectral data and different regression models to estimate photosynthetic parameters (Vcmax and Jmax) in three different row crops” LINK

“Rapid and direct detection of small microplastics in aquatic samples by a new near infrared hyperspectral imaging (NIR-HSI) method” LINK

Horticulture NIR-Spectroscopy Applications

“Prediction of Soluble Solids Content During Storage of Apples with Different Maturity Based on VIS/NIR Spectroscopy” LINK

“A new spectral pretreatment method for detecting soluble solids content of pears using Vis/NIR spectroscopy” LINK

“Research on the Performance of Juicy Peach Sugar Content Detection Model Based on Near Infrared Spectroscopy” LINK

Forestry and Wood Industry NIR Usage

“The Effect of Construction and Demolition Waste Plastic Fractions on Wood-Polymer Composite Properties” LINK

Food & Feed Industry NIR Usage

“Non-destructive Assessment of Flesh Firmness and Dietary Antioxidants of Greenhouse-grown Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) at Different Fruit Maturity Stages” LINK

“Comparative analysis of rice seed viability detection based on different spectral bands” LINK

“Detection of chocolate powder adulteration with peanut using near-infrared hyperspectral imaging and Multivariate Curve Resolution” LINK

Spectroscopy and Chemometrics News Weekly #28, 2020

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Spectroscopy and Chemometrics News Weekly 27, 2020 | NIRS NIR Spectroscopy MachineLearning Spectrometer Analytical Chemistry ag Food Dairy Analysis Lab Labs Laboratories Laboratory IoT Sensors QA QC material testing quality safety LINK

Spektroskopie und Chemometrie Neuigkeiten Wöchentlich 27, 2020 | NIRS NIR Spektroskopie MachineLearning Spektrometer IoT Sensor Nahinfrarot Chemie Analytik Analysengeräte Analysentechnik Analysemethode Nahinfrarotspektroskopie Laboranalyse LINK

Spettroscopia e Chemiometria Weekly News 27, 2020 | NIRS NIR Spettroscopia MachineLearning analisi chimica Spettrale Spettrometro Chem IoT Sensore Attrezzatura analitica Laboratorio analisi prova qualità Analysesystem QualityControl LINK

Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS)


“How well can near infrared reflectance spectroscopy (NIRS) measure sediment organic matter in multiple lakes?” LINK

“Assessment of Embryonic Bioactivity through Changes in the Water Structure Using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy and Imaging” LINK

Infrared Spectroscopy (IR) and Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIR)

“Applied Sciences, Vol. 10, Pages 3722: FTIR-ATR Spectroscopy Combined with Multivariate Regression Modeling as a Preliminary Approach for Carotenoids Determination in Cucurbita Spp.” LINK

“At-line Prediction of Gelatinized Starch and Fiber Fractions in Extruded Dry Dog Food Using Different Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Technologies” LINK

“Near-infrared Prediction of Edible Oil Frying Times Based on Bayesian Ridge Regression” LINK

“Estimating wood moisture by near infrared spectroscopy: Testing acquisition methods and wood surfaces qualities” LINK

Chemometrics and Machine Learning

“Determination of Loline Alkaloids and Mycelial Biomass in Endophyte-Infected Schedonorus Pratensis by Near-Infrared Spectroscopy and Chemometrics” LINK

“Quantification of extra virgin olive oil adulteration using smartphone videos.” LINK

“Discrimination of legal and illegal Cannabis spp . according to European legislation using near infrared spectroscopy and chemometrics” LINK

“A comparison of chemometrics classification tools for identification of perirenal fat in lambs.” LINK

“Simultaneous Quantitative Analysis of K + and Tl + in Serum and Drinking Water Based on UV-Vis Spectra and Chemometrics” LINK

“Combination of spectra and texture data of hyperspectral imaging for prediction and visualization of palmitic acid and oleic acid contents in lamb meat” LINK

“NIR hyperspectral imaging coupled with chemometrics for nondestructive assessment of phosphorus and potassium contents in tea leaves” LINK

“Non-destructive genotypes classification and oil content prediction using near-infrared spectroscopy and chemometric tools in soybean breeding program” LINK

“Predicting milk mid-infrared spectra from first-parity Holstein cows using a test-day mixed model with the perspective of herd management” LINK

Research on Spectroscopy

“An efficient method to quantitatively detect competitive adsorption of DNA on single-walled carbon nanotube surfaces” LINK

Equipment for Spectroscopy

“Determination of Ethanol in Alcoholic Drinks: Flow Injection Analysis with Amperometric Detection Versus Portable Raman Spectrometer” LINK

“Micro-Electro-Mechanical System Fourier Transform Infrared (MEMS FT-IR) Spectrometer Under ModulatedPulsed Light Source Excitation” LINK

“Theae nigrae folium: Comparing the analytical performance of benchtop and handheld near-infrared spectrometers” LINK

Agriculture NIR-Spectroscopy Usage

“Fermentation, Vol. 6, Pages 56: Beer Aroma and Quality Traits Assessment Using Artificial Intelligence” LINK

“Optimization of modeling conditions for near infrared measurement of protein content in milk by orthogonal array design.” LINK

“Soil organic matter in various land uses and management, and its accuracy measurement using near infrared technology” LINK

“Lettuce plant health assessment using UAV-based hyperspectral sensor and proximal sensors” LINK

“Effects of planting density on nutritive value, dry matter yield, and predicted milk yield of dairy cows from 2 brown midrib forage sorghum hybrids” LINK

Horticulture NIR-Spectroscopy Applications

“Non-Destructive Detection of Strawberry Quality Using Multi-Features of Hyperspectral Imaging and Multivariate Methods” LINK

“A simple and nondestructive approach for the analysis of soluble solid content in citrus by using portable visible to near-infrared spectroscopy.” LINK

Food & Feed Industry NIR Usage

“Hyperspectral monitor on chlorophyll density in winter wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) under water stress” LINK

“Assessment of Biochemical and Seed Quality Traits in Hulless Barley Germplasm” LINK

Beverage and Drink Industry NIR Usage

“Online determination of coffee roast degree toward controlling acidity” LINK


“Improvement on curing performance and morphology of E5I/TPGDA mixture in a free radical-cationic hybrid photopolymerization system” LINK

“Color analysis and detection of Fe minerals in multi-mineral mixtures from acid-alteration environments” LINK

“Growth and maturity of Longnose Skates (Raja rhina) along the North American West Coast” LINK


Spectroscopy and Chemometrics News Weekly #24, 2020

NIR Calibration-Model Services

Machine Learning for NIR Spectroscopy as a Service, a Game Changer for Productivity and Accuracy/Precision! Use the free NIR-Predcitor software to combine NIRS + Lab data and send your Calibration Request. LabManager Analysis MachineLearning LINK

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Spettroscopia e Chemiometria Weekly News 23, 2020 | NIRS NIR Spettroscopia MachineLearning analisi chimica Spettrale Spettrometro Chem IoT Sensore Attrezzatura analitica Laboratorio analisi prova qualità Analysesystem QualityControl LINK

Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS)

“Fiber Content Determination of Linen/Viscose Blends Using NIR Spectroscopy” LINK

“Characterization of a high power time-domain NIRS device: towards faster and deeper investigation of biological tissues” LINK

“… chamosite from an hydrothermalized oolitic ironstone (Saint-Aubin-des-Châteaux, Armorican Massif, France): crystal chemistry, Vis-NIR spectroscopy (red variety) and …” LINK

“Study on evolution methods for the optimization of machine learning models based on FT-NIR spectroscopy” LINK

“Vibrational coupling to hydration shell – Mechanism to performance enhancement of qualitative analysis in NIR spectroscopy of carbohydrates in aqueous environment.” LINK


For food analysts, how to choose between a ‘classic’ method and a ‘modern’ technique such as FT-NIR or RMN? Our recently available paper tries to answer that question based on error evaluation: LINK

“FT-NIR combined with chemometrics versus classic chemical methods as accredited analytical support for decision-making: application to chemical compositional compliance of feedingstuffs” LINK

Infrared Spectroscopy (IR) and Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIR)

“Functional Classification of Feed Items in Pampa Grassland, Based on Their Near-Infrared Spectrum” LINK

“A Rapid and Nondestructive Approach for the Classification of Different-Age Citri Reticulatae Pericarpium Using Portable Near Infrared Spectroscopy” LINK

“Near-infrared spectroscopy as a new method for post-harvest monitoring of white truffles” LINK

“Rapid Prediction of Apparent Amylose, Total Starch, and Crude Protein by Near‐Infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy for Foxtail Millet (Setaria italica)” LINK

“New Induced Mutation Genetic Algorithm for Spectral Variables Selection in Near Infrared Spectroscopy” LINK

“Quantification of Plant Root Species Composition in Peatlands Using FTIR Spectroscopy” LINK

“Functional classification of feed items in pampa grassland, based on their near-infrared spectrum” LINK

“A feasibility of nondestructive rapid detection of total volatile basic nitrogen content in frozen pork based on portable near-infrared spectroscopy” LINK

” Machine Learning Classification of Articular Cartilage Integrity Using Near Infrared Spectroscopy” LINK

“Has the time come to use near-infrared spectroscopy in your science classroom?” LINK

“Feasibility of using near-infrared measurements to detect changes in water quality” LINK

“A novel CC-tSNE-SVR model for rapid determination of diesel fuel quality by near infrared spectroscopy” LINK

“Optimizing analysis of coal property using laser-induced breakdown and near-infrared reflectance spectroscopies” LINK

“Probing Active Sites and Reaction Intermediates of Electrocatalysis Through Confocal Near-Infrared Photoluminescence Spectroscopy: A Perspective.” LINK

“Determination of in situ ruminal degradation of phytate phosphorus from single and compound feeds in dairy cows using chemical analysis and near-infrared spectroscopy” LINK

“Non-destructive assessment of moisture content and modulus of rupture of sawn timber Hevea wood using near infrared spectroscopy technique” LINK

“Accurate prediction of glucose concentration and identification of major contributing features from hardly distinguishable near-infrared spectroscopy” LINK

” Multiblock PLS-DA on fecal and plasma visible-near-infrared spectra for discriminating young bulls according to their efficiency. Preliminary results” LINK

“Examining the Utility of Visible Near-Infrared and Optical Remote Sensing for the Early Detection of Rapid ‘Ōhi‘a Death” LINK

“Developing deep learning based regression approaches for determination of chemical compositions in dry black goji berries (Lycium ruthenicum Murr.) using near-infrared hyperspectral …” LINK


Raman Spectroscopy

“Differentiating cancer cells using Raman spectroscopy (Conference Presentation)” LINK

“Applied Sciences, Vol. 10, Pages 3545: Raman Spectral Analysis for Quality Determination of Grignard Reagent” LINK

“Surfaceenhanced Raman spectroscopy for onsite analysis: A review of recent developments” LINK

Hyperspectral Imaging (HSI)

“Estimating leaf mercury content in Phragmites australis based on leaf hyperspectral reflectance” LINK

“A hyperspectral microscope based on a birefringent ultrastable common-path interferometer (Conference Presentation)” LINK

“Hyperspectral imaging of beet seed germination prediction” LINK

“Hyperspectral imaging for discrimination of Keemun black tea quality categories: Multivariate calibration analysis and data fusion” LINK

“Potential of deep learning and snapshot hyperspectral imaging for classification of species in meat” LINK

“Performance of Fluorescence and Diffuse Reflectance Hyperspectral Imaging for Characterization of Lutefisk: A Traditional Norwegian Fish Dish” LINK

Spectral Imaging

“Identify the ripening stage of avocado by multispectral camera using semi-supervised learning on small dataset” LINK

“Multispectral imaging for predicting the water status in mushroom during hotair dehydration” LINK

Chemometrics and Machine Learning

“Sample selection, calibration and validation of models developed from a large dataset of near infrared spectra of tree leaves” Eucalyptus forage quality LINK

“Determination of Loline Alkaloids and Mycelial Biomass in Endophyte-Infected Schedonorus Pratensis by Near-Infrared Spectroscopy and Chemometrics” LINK

“Detection and Assessment of Nitrogen Effect on Cold Tolerance for Tea by Hyperspectral Reflectance with PLSR, PCR, and LM Models” LINK

“Application of vibrationnal spectroscopy and chemometrics to access the quality of Locally produced antimalarial medicines in the Democratic Republic of Congo.” LINK

“Predicting total petroleum hydrocarbons in field soils with VisNIR models developed on laboratoryconstructed samples” LINK

“National spectral data and learning algorithms for potentially toxic elements modelling in forest soil horizons” LINK

“Rapid determination of the textural properties of silver carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix) using near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy and chemometrics” LINK

“Vibrational spectroscopy and chemometrics for quantifying key bioactive components of various plum cultivars grown in New Zealand” LINK

Equipment for Spectroscopy

“NearInfrared Multipurpose LanthanideImaging Nanoprobes” LINK

Process Control and NIR Sensors

“Non-invasive measurement of quality attributes of processed pomegranate products” LINK

Environment NIR-Spectroscopy Application

“Spectral Feature Selection Optimization for Water Quality Estimation.” LINK

“Remote Sensing, Vol. 12, Pages 931: Optical Water Type Guided Approach to Estimate Optical Water Quality Parameters” LINK

“Estimation of total nitrogen and organic carbon contents in mine soils with NIR reflectance spectroscopy and various chemometric methods” LINK

Agriculture NIR-Spectroscopy Usage

“Development of a compact multimodal imaging system for rapid characterisation of intrinsic optical properties of freshly excised tissue (Conference Presentation)” LINK

“Agriculture, Vol. 10, Pages 181: Grafting and ShadingThe Influence on Postharvest Tomato Quality” LINK

“Remote Sensing, Vol. 12, Pages 940: Editorial for the Special Issue Estimation of Crop Phenotyping Traits using Unmanned Ground Vehicle and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Imagery”” LINK

“Predicting grain protein content of field-grown winter wheat with satellite images and partial least square algorithm.” LINK

“The development of models to predict the nutritional value of feedstuffs and feed mixture using NIRS” LINK

“Permafrost soil complexity evaluated by laboratory imaging Vis‐NIR spectroscopy” LINK

Horticulture NIR-Spectroscopy Applications

“Recent advances in imaging techniques for bruise detection in fruits and vegetables” LINK

Forestry and Wood Industry NIR Usage

“Nutritional characterization of trees from the Amazonian piedmont, Putumayo department, Colombia” LINK

Food & Feed Industry NIR Usage

“Approaches, applications, and future directions for hyperspectral vegetation studies: An emphasis on yieldlimiting factors in wheat” LINK

“Beef Nutritional Quality Testing and Food Packaging” LINK

Laboratory and NIR-Spectroscopy

“UV Irradiation and Near Infrared Characterization of Laboratory Mars Soil Analog Samples: the case of Phthalic Acid, Adenosine 5′-Monophosphate, L-Glutamic Acid …” molecular biosignatures; spectroscopy; lifedetection LINK



“Effect of substrate temperature on the microstructural and optical properties of RF sputtered grown ZnO thin films” LINK

Using near-infrared light to 3-D print an ear inside the body LINK

“Eco-friendly dye sensitized solar cell using natural dye with solid polymer electrolyte as hole transport material” solarcell LINK

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If you have installed an older version of NIR-Predictor then unpack into a different folder a named e.g. “NIR-PredictorVx.y”. All versions can run side-by-side. Copy the Calibrations in use to the new version into the “Calibration” folder. That’s all.

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